Is My Cat Starving, How Long Can Cats Go Without Eating?

How long can cats go without eating?

All animals need food and water to survive, and felines are no exception. But exactly how long can cats go without eating? There is no universal answer to this question, but cats can survive around one or two weeks without food, provided they have access to water. Without food and water, a cat won’t survive … Read more

Why Taurine for Cats is Vital to Feline Health

taurine for cats

Let’s talk taurine for cats! If you’ve been a cat parent for any respectable amount of time, you’ve undoubtedly heard of taurine. Especially if you’re the type to pull up Pet Web MD anytime your kitty does something unusual and then proceeds to doom scroll through worst-case scenarios. (Hi! We see you!) One thing is … Read more

How to Keep Cats Out of Plants

how to keep cats out of plants

How to keep cats out of plants? The simple answer is to make the plants unappealing by providing distractions for your cat, ensuring their dietary needs are being met, creating barriers to access, using deterrents, and selecting plant varieties that are uninteresting to your cat. With a little effort, you and your cat will be … Read more

How Can I Treat My Cat’s UTI at Home?

Urinary tract infections (UTIs) in cats Urinary tract infections are a common cause of discomfort for our feline friends. In fact, it’s likely that you’re already wondering, how can I treat my cat’s UTI at home? Sometimes a secondary symptom of conditions such as diabetes or obesity, a cat may also develop a UTI out … Read more

Basepaws Cat DNA Test [Review]

Basepaws Cat DNA Test

As a geeky cat lady (I mean, let’s be real, I write for a cat website) I was thrilled to use one of Basepaws cat DNA test kits to get a glimpse into the genes that make my companion kitty, Paco, who he is. A sort of 23andMeow Basepaws gives cat parents a fascinating insight … Read more

The Spellbinding Lykoi Cat Breed

lykoi cat

Lykoi cats are a fascinating new breed introduced in 2011. These cats are living, breathing wolf cats, or more like werewolf cats. They’re the result of a naturally occurring mutation found in shorthairs. The mutation causes interruptions in hair growth, giving the Lykoi cat breed a patchy, werewolf-like coat. Brittney and Johnny Gobble founded the … Read more

5 Best Cat Nail Clippers That Won’t Hurt Your Cat

Cat Nail Clippers

Most cats are not big fans of having their nails trimmed. Investing in cat nail clippers sets you up for success and will make the process go smoothly. After researching dozens of brands, the best nail clippers for cats are from Pet Republique. They are professional-grade stainless steel and are sharp. This article covers how to … Read more

5 Best Cat Diapers [Review]

cat diapers

As an active volunteer for a local cat rescue and a cat mamma for over 40 years, I can tell you that there’s nothing worse than dealing with a cat who has feline incontinence or a male cat spraying. So after dealing with a senior cat who was having issues peeing on my carpet, I … Read more

FIV in Cats, A Practical Guide.

fiv in cats

Feline Immunodeficiency Virus (FIV) affects approximately 3% of cats in the United States. But exactly what is FIV in cats and how can you tell if your cat has become infected?  What is FIV in cats? Humans and other species of animals can’t contract FIV from cats, but other cats can. Is FIV permanent? Once … Read more